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Payday Lenders Convening At A Trump Resort Are Met By Protesters

Payday Lenders Convening At A Trump Resort Are Met By Protesters

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The Rev. Sekinah Hamlin (left) of Greensboro, N.C., together with Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr., of Findlay, Ohio, had been one of the faith leaders protesting outside of the lenders that are payday near Miami.

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At Trump National Doral club near Miami this week, professionals aided by the country’s pay day loan industry are holding their yearly seminar with receptions, breakout sessions and a tennis competition.

A smaller group gathered to hold a protest outside the gates of the resort Tuesday. These people were attempting to shame a business them money at interest rates as high as 200 percent to 300 percent a year that they say preys on the vulnerable, by lending.